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Phom language

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Native to  Nagaland, India
ISO 639-3  nph
Native speakers  120,000 (2001 census)
Glottolog  phom1236
Language family  Sino-Tibetan Brahmaputran Konyak Konyak–Chang Phom

Phom is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken by the Phom people of Nagaland, northeastern India. Phom is spoken in 36 villages of Longleng subdivision, Tuensang District, northeastern Nagaland (Ethnologue).

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Names

Alternate names for Phom include Assiringia, Chingmengu, Phom, Phon, Tamlu, and Tamlu Naga (Ethnologue).

Vocabulary

A large part of the vocabulary of Phom is inherited from proto-Sino-Tibetan.

References

Phom language Wikipedia


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